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suarez. the stark reality is that we have only five days left to find the ultimate agreement. >> greece has until sunday to come up with reform proposals or face an exit from the eurozone. hello, welcome to jazz sh live from doha. also ahead - hundreds of companies stop trading on china's leading stock exchanges to cut recent losses. as differences persist, negotiators extend talks over the iran nuclear programme until
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friday to reach a deal. and from beekeepers to doctors. how immigrants in us are filling jobs that can't be filmed by locals. european leaders have given greece until sunday to secure a deal. another meeting a planned with all 28 e.u. members in five day's time trying to work out a last-ditch solution. greece is optimistic, he is committed to finding a viable agreement to overcome the crisis and the european central bank said it will keep greek banks afloat as long as it needs it. >> reporter: after many hours of meetings, and the customary
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dinner european leaders gave their verdict. greece had not told them what they wanted to hear. >> we had a long and intensive discussion, in summary, after the deliberations, the preconditions of the resumption of the programme on the basis of the european stability mechanism are not there. >> reporter: greece has two days in which to stable proposals. leaders from the whole european union will meet on sunday to decide its fate. >> stark realities that we have five days lost it find the ultimate agreement. until now i have avoided talking about deadlines but i have to say it loud and clear, the final deadline ends this week. >> this is the most serious threat to the euro since the
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single currency came into economistens. this effects the 19 country, the implications could go further, which is why all 28 countries, member states of the european union mr attend on sunday. >> reporter: leaders say the priority is to strengthen the euro. none say in public that they want greece to ready. but they are ready. >> we have a grexit prepared in detail. we have a scenario and we have and that's the scenario that we prefer, how to deal with the problem now, keeping greece as a member. i'm strongly against grexit. i can't prevent it if the greek government is not doing what we expect them to do.
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the greek perform emerged smiling. >> we'll continue the effort. having the verdict of the people. the vast majority winning an agreement, ending the crisis. >> reporter: he may have won the referendum at home. he faces a bigger battle to convince colleagues. will greece be in or out. the clock is ticking. our guest from the institute of the economics. if greece secures a loan conditions will be strict. greece has requested a formal esm programme, which is a programme that in prin mr is as comprehensive as an i.m.f. programme, meaning the conditionality that greece will be asked to sign up for is, in
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my view, more comprehensive and more rigorous than the conditionality that the greek voters rejected at the referendum last week. so that idea that alexis tsipras would have a stronger mandate is basically a memo that the rest of the eurozone has not gotten. this is not going to be an easy programme. if there's no deal come monday it is clear that the 18 other members of the eurozone and potentially the other 27 members of the iowa decided to cut greece loose. so that you could find yourself with a situation of a directly imploding economy in greece already next week as well as a process, a longer term process leading for the country's departure from the eurozone and the e.u. has a whole.
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>> to other news. 1300 countries stopped trading their shares on the two major exchanges. trying to stop the market losses after stocks slumped 30% since june. our correspondent has more from beijing. 1300 companies decided to stop trading on their stocks. this is about half of the market out there on the mainland. this is because of something we have seen over the last few weeks, a decline on the markets in china. >> 3.25 trillion has been lost. this is something we have not seen this many companies trading up their stocks. we saw about 500 companies stop trading and that represents half of the companies with stocks trading in the chinese mash. why is this happening. there were two trains of thought. some thought this could be the
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end of a bubble. it has been going on for a year plus. 100% increase. some believe it's the end of that, others believe it's a correction. a lot of stocks are overvalued, others feel it could be a reaction to the slowing chinese economy. the central government has put in mechanisms they hope will stop the slide, preventing them from being traded. that draws away from money trading in the market. there's a fund with money and brokered firms, setting up a fund to keep money in the market. it's hoped they'll work several trading days since it came into place. as we saw on wednesday, that has not worked just yet talks between six world powers and iran an a long-term deal missed a deadline negotiators will carry on discussions until the end of the
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week. world powers want tehran to prove it is not building a nuclear weapon. james bays has more on the talks in vienna face to face and trying to brim the divide on the remaining most difficult issues. there were smiles at the start of their first meeting, but by the end of the second, after midnight, the atmosphere was described as tense. >> this was supposed to be the final deadline. but because of the deadlock the e.u. foreign affairs chief says there'll be an extension, but she is not setting a new date. >> we are continuing to negotiate for the next couple of days. this does not mean we are extending our dead line. we are taking the time the days that we'll need to finalise the t, which is something that is still possible even if now we are getting into the difficult time russia's foreign minister
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says there are about eight its in the draft deal that need to be sorted. he and some other foreign ministers are leaving for now. >> there are a range of issues where there are political discussions that need to had, and there'll need to be trade offs and difficult decisions on both sides. >> the u.s. secretary of state has in the past said he is prepared to walk away from the negotiations. however, it's clear that he's not ready to walk away yet. even though they are not setting a deadline the interim deal with iran would have expired and it's been extended until friday july 10th. >> to syria where the government dropped barrel bombs killing five. syrian opposition activists accuse the regime of using chlorine gas on the city. they say the bombs were dropped on a military research center
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taken over by rebels last week. activists claim that regime barrel bombs killed 10 civilians, mainly women and children. and on the syrian hezbollah border four fighters have been killed assisting the syrian army in a fight against i.s.i.l. and rebel groups. at least 12 people died in a car bomb targetting a mosque in sanaa. the u.n. envoy called for a ceasefire to allow delivery of humanitarian aid. >> in yemen, places of worship are not declared. there were attacks, this is a third attack in i.s.i.l. that an affiliated group claimed since the beginning of this year. 15 houthis and fighters loyal to the president were killed in
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clashes. and in the south nine houthis and pro-sadr fighters were killed. many were killed. >> residential districts were not spared the shelling. prohardy forces found the base. the lives of ordinary yemeni people are affected of the 25 million in the country, you can see that oxfam is warning that 80" need aid. >> it's a concern. it's clearer every day that the fighting can't come soon enough. >> coming up on the bulletin 40 years after the pull. look behind the history to
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strengthen ties. millions in ecuador come to here pope francis call for peace.
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good to have you with us i'm in doha these are the top stories. >> european leaders have given greece until sunday to secure a deal and save the economy from collapse. the european central bank said it will keep greece afloat until the deadline.
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hundreds of companies in china stopped trading their shares. they are trying to stop market losses after stocks slumped to 30% since june. talks between six world powers and iran on a long-term nuclear deal missed a deadline. negotiations are continuing until the end of the week. >> more on our top stories, the economic crisis in greece. there has been no immediate impact on the region about the the referendum left some in neighbouring countries questioning eurozone memberships. we have this report from rome. >> reporter: rome bustles with usual to an outward sign of economic stability in greece. there are no angry queues at the banks. tourists are not fearful of running out of clash. the fragility of the economy could be felt too. >> confidence is an important element of the economic system.
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nowadays we have the successful information going on and so we - the point is the signals were positive and this greek story could, first of all, impact our confidence which is back. >> since the start of the eurozone crisis eurozone limits economic containon, but the risk is one of political contagion. many of the small or anti-euro parties are emboldened by the action and successes of cities in greece. now they are saying that italy should hold its own referendum on the gloouro. >> i think we supported the referendum. it's a proof of democracy, they have shown that they were united and strong demonstrating a good example for italy. not just in italy, spain has the second highest rate in the
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eurozone, and suffered painful guts. here an anti-austerity party has seen support sky rocket in the polls. empathy is high. despite the fact that it's a disaster, they are right, they are sick and tired of the austerity. confirmed austerity has not worked. >> this is a defining moment for the us open and the european union. the break government angered leaders by holding a referendum. after years of struggle. other disillusioned europeans feel they want their voices heard soon. >> now, one her honour pass died after a sail boat sank in the asian see between greece and turkey. a video released by the turkish coast guard shows about 18
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migrants were rescued. there were 37 on board when it capsized. >> the australian government merged as immigration department with customs, forming a force, focussing on stopping unwanted immigrants particularly those arriving by boat as andrew thomas reports, the country's immigration rate is quite high. >> reporter: griffith a rural town, an 8-hour drive from sydney may not sound like a multicultural place, in fact 28% were born outside australia. the same proportion for australia as a whole. they are easy to find. working on a garage one of three filipinos. >> for now, i like griffith and my job here. and for the cost being cheaper than the city.
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>> the company couldn't find people with his skills in australia. his boss is from the philippines. visa rules required him to work in rural australia for two years. regional area in australia is not like original areas. but here you have everything you need, like the garage the local hospital relies on immigrants to staff it. one of its 16 doctors is australian born. >> at present. i think most of the regional towns, country up to s are manned. most of them. immigration at 1.1%, australia population. more thanked birth rate or rising life expectancy. only switzerland and norway take more immigrants. when immigration to australia is
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generally in the news the story is about those they stom coming in. immigration is high. a government report suggests that australia population would double to 40 million. many argue that it's too la. this man runs a food production business near griffith and he went to turkey to find a beekeeper for the business to india. foreigners do most of the fruit picking, but singh needs more. >> i like good workers. any state, any country. i like to do my work. >> with one of the world's highest immigration race australia is one of the least densely populated countries. for that to change immigration would need to get a lot higher. >> now, it's been a year since the israeli war began, which
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killed more than 2,000 people. dozens are making sense of it all. israel is assessing the political impact the war which lasted for 50 days in the summer of last year was costly in terms of human life and economic impact. more than 70 israelis died and more than 300,000 residents of gaza were killed. the structural damage is estimated at 8 billion. israel says it cost $2.5 billion. a year on the israeli government insists the war was justified and successful. >> translation: hamas suffered the hardest blow since it was established. we follow event in the south of israel and respond with full force when required to do so. >> others though, are not
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convinced that all of the ambitions for the war were suck assist fully achieved. >> in a scathing editorial, the left-leaning newsagency described gaza as a forgotten war, and assessed negligible gapes. sporadic rocket fire resumed. lessons had not been learnt. victims had been forgotten israel says it had two main goals for what it called operation protective edge. first, was to stop the rackets which were fired into israel by armed groups in gaza. the second was to destroy gaza's network of tunnels. the doctor is a retired colonel. at the expense of head lines and criticism - we don't like this image. it's trying to keep civilians -
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comment civilians - tens of thousands of civilians have lost their homes, had to find a solution during winter and only a few houses will be built. it is a major problem. we don't like it we don't want it. we have no other choice. >> there are signs of optimism using outside intermediaries israel and hamas opt for a ceasefire. less than 12 months after israeli forces withdraw it's too soon for objective assessment of the long-term impact of the war. lawmakers in the u.s. state of south carolina once again gave approval to remove the flag from state house grounds. the second vote on the issue passed in the state senate on tuesday. the bill will go to the house of
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representatives where debates will begin on wednesday. the killing of nine people at a black church revived the controversy about the use of the civil war era flag also in south carolina at least two people were killed when a private plane collateded with an -- collided with an f-16 fighter jet. the air force pilot managed to eject safely u.s. president obama says he'll visit vietnam some time in the near future. the white house is not saying if it will happen while he's in office, but they'll leave the possibility open. the policemen coming as obama welcomed a top leader. our white house correspondent patty culhane reports. >> this picture general secretary smiling in the oval office is meant to send a message. it's been four decades since u.s. troops left vietnam, two since the country's normalized
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relations, and now the leaders says it's time to take the relationship to the next level. >> i look forward to visiting your beautiful country in the future. the reason for the meeting, for vietnam, it's mostly about defense and the conflict with china over disputed islands in in the south china sea. >> they were shocked by china's moving of the oil rig into what they see as territorial waters and fundamentally are revisiting all of their international relationship with the u.s. japan, india, because they want partners that they can counselled on in terms of what they see as the gravest threat. >> for the u.s. it's about the transpacific partnership. vietnam is one of 12 countries in a trade pack. some are criticizing the u.s. administration for giving special status to the leader
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despite the record on human rights. the white house responds that they are trying to change that. >> in the context of a t.p.p. agreement. they can compel vietnam to better respect workers. >> so far nothing else. the u.s. sending the message that if they want more help they need to take another look at human rights. >> pope francis has spoken out on catholics. they were speaking on the last day of a visit to ecuador. where they held mass for a million people from keto, the latin american editor reports. hundreds and thousands of the pilgrims braved the cold and rain to better see and hear the pope. many seeking more than spir irt
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ute guidance. there were columbians displaced by decades of civil war who came to thank the pope in efforts to help mediate. >> we need peace and an end to the violent. >> the pope spoke out about war and violence ravaging not just parts of latin america, but the world, in an illusion to i.s.i.l. executing scores of christians. >> translation: why in the world, especially in some countries, various forms of war and conflict par. we christians insist on our proposal to heal injuries instruct bridges and strengthen ties. >> pope francis redirected criticism, warning against leadership, a thirst for power and those that think differently.
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ecuador's president, for example, has been the targets of mass protests in recent months against plans for steep tax hikes. and a repeated attempt to show that he and the pope see eye to eye on wealth that angered the opponents. >> these are the truth. i think next wednesday. when he leave, probably demonstrations will be on the streets. which is why the pope spoke out obvious and however about unity and the need for dialogue in a latin america polarized along idea logic a lines. in ecuador the poem has spoken for the first time in his own language, what is noteworthy unlike the millions that went to see the pope during catholic youth week in brazil a large percentage is those that the poem's are relegated to the
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periphery, the poor the indigenous and the old. >> the same people that he said are the greatest vic films in violence -- victims in violence intolerance and abuse of economical power. >> kenya's president has visited victims of an al-shabab attack. they were part of a group air lifted to the capital. 14 people were willed in an ambush on tuesday even. >> in nigeria, 20 people have been kill in a blast on the outskirts in kaduna state. the explosion happened as primary school teachers were queueing up for identity checks the attack coming a day after 44 were killed in jos after two bombs hit the city. boko haram fighters are believed to be behind the violence.
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